SOLD! - Dec 9, 2017 - JADE DRAGON GREEN Mid Century Vintage 1955 Zenith Model R512F AM Tube Radio Bells and Whistles!
JADE DRAGON GREEN Mid Century Vintage 1955 Zenith Model R512F AM Tube Radio Bells and Whistles!
DIMENSIONS: Approximately 12" x 6" x 6" (l x w x h)
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ADD BLUETOOTH MP3 FOR $99: Plays MP3 with cable or wirelessly from any MP3 playing device over 30 ft. Includes 3.5mm to mono RCA cable. Just plug in your MP3 player or connect wirelessly via Bluetooth. Works with any iPod, iPAD, iPhone, or Android. Switch from MP3 to AM radio with rocker switch installed on back panel. See details here
DESCRIPTION: The Zenith "Broadway" model. This one has all the bells and whistles. Push button station preset is a mechanical marvel of levers, springs and pivots. Still works! Adjustable to up to 5 of your favorite stations! The right most push button is the manual station tuning selection. Green is the most favored of the colors. The "Braodaway" was also available in red, white, and maroon. Tabletop tube AM radio manufactured by Zenith in 1955 in excellent plus condition. No cracks, chips or major scratches anywhere on cabinet. There are a few abrasions on the right side. All knobs are original and securely attached. Original factory molded green. Not repainted or touched up. Original factory glossiness and sheen. Very glossy. This radio is over 60 years old! Dial light tuning indicator lights brightly. No missing ink, smudges, or rub-off on dial lettering. The built in handle is functional and intact. No cracks. The tuning dial works fine as designed. The power cable is securely attached. The tubes are working fine. All out-of-spec resistors have been replaced with modern correct value and voltage equivalents. There is no loud or pervasive hum. There is no loud or pervasive static between stations. The set has been aligned according to factory specifications. The power cord and plug are good original working condition with no cracks, or splits. No exposed wiring. The radio has been thoroughly cleaned and inspected. All wiring has been thoroughly checked for possible bridging and weak solder connection. Comes from non-smoking, mature, clean professional environment no pets. This thing belongs in a museum!